Correct Answer - Option 2 : Palliative care
Health maintenance programs for older people help in
- Increasing or maintaining functional capacity
- Maintaining or improving self-care
- Dietary guidance and food services
- Health education
- Home healthcare
The goal of this health maintenance program is to improve and maintain a long, independent, and self-sustaining quality of life.
The overall objective is to gain knowledge of the underlying factors related to health function, with a focus on maintenance, medical conditions in 85- and 88-year-old people.
Health education enhances older people's knowledge about health and health care and informs them about their health care options.
- Many communities offer a wide range of nutrition services for older people, including community dining venues, at-home meals, and home visits with registered dieticians.
The risk of malnutrition, commonly referred to as undernutrition, is associated with aging.
Palliative care improves the quality of life of patients and their families who are facing challenges associated with life-threatening illnesses, whether physical, psychological, social, or spiritual. The quality of life of caregivers also improves.